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Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen are kindred spirits. Transforming Fashion, their exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, combines couture and installations to present an experience that’s wonderfully unusual.

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June 13, 2018

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The Art of Banksy in Toronto: Behind the Scenes

The Art of Banksy in Toronto: Behind the Scenes

The Art of Banksy includes more than 80 of the mysterious street artist’s works. Ahead of the $35 million exhibit, we catch up with curator Steve Lazarides to talk Banksy – and why he chose to bring the showcase to Canada.

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June 12, 2018

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Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Unceded, Canada’s contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, is an exhibit that has no precedent – the coming together of first nations firms from across Turtle Island (a.k.a. North America) in an exploration of Indigenous architecture.

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June 8, 2018

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Dialog is Releasing a Guide to Measuring Community Well-being

Dialog is Releasing a Guide to Measuring Community Well-being

The Conference Board of Canada and Dialog are releasing a framework that measures how design impact community well-being. We spoke to principal Antonio Gomez-Palacio about what it means for design professionals.

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June 7, 2018

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Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Installations, parklets and patios are coming to Toronto’s King Street Pilot Project. Warmer weather should bring more pedestrian activity, but can art further animate the corridor? We explore.

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June 1, 2018

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The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

Vancouver’s Michael Green Architecture, a firm specializing in timber buildings, has been acquired by Silicon Valley startup Katerra. 

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June 1, 2018

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How Lalaya Design’s Hanae Baruchel Used Design as Therapy

How Lalaya Design’s Hanae Baruchel Used Design as Therapy

The road to recovery for Toronto-based furniture maker Hanae Baruchel, the mind behind Lalaya Design, is cast in concrete.

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May 29, 2018

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A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

In Montreal, local landscape architecture firm Civiliti has designed Parc Guido-Nincheri, a public art-filled space defined by undulating red and white striped pathways.

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May 25, 2018

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Four Canadian Green Space Renewals That Will Transform Their Cities

Four Canadian Green Space Renewals That Will Transform Their Cities

Greenery is vital to the health of our cities – and our health, period. Here are four Canadian green space renewals that promise to inject nature into urban environments.

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May 18, 2018

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Three Rising Canadian Design Studios to Watch

Three Rising Canadian Design Studios to Watch

Meet Susan for Susan, COFO Design and MPGMB, three Canadian design studios with talent to spare.

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May 18, 2018

Section: Design

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